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Traditional carriers hope to profit from the push to connect all manner of electronic devices to the Net, but a French startup just took a little wind from their sails.
Satellite-based Internet access has reached the last 0.6 percent of homes that copper wires and mobile networks didn't, the European Commission announces.
From today, rural homes and offices in the UK with access only to dial-up Internet connections can get 2Mbps broadband via satellite. But it might be cheaper to just move house
Eutelsat's newest satellite has begun operations, giving homes and businesses a new option for high-speed Net access. Prices aren't bad--if you can't get plain old DSL.
Do you have a satellite dish on your house that isn't gainfully employed? It's probably bored to tears, the poor thing, but this satellite PC card could put your dish to good use again